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Aleese Kopf

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The Tipsy Taxi returns this New Year's Eve to give Lawrence residents a safe, free ride home

Intoxicated celebrators who forgot to assign their designated drivers, will have another option this New Year’s Eve. Thanks to Douglas County Citizens Committee on Alcoholism and several local restaurants, bars and citizens, Tipsy Taxi will be back again.

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Lawrence's 34th annual Holiday Bazaar to feature over 130 artists

Hundreds of colors illuminate the room as the sun glistens off the glass in Harvey Murphy’s workshop. Murphy is a craftsman specializing in stained-glass pictures.

Local artists open homes, studios to public for Lawrence ArtWalk

Residents are able to see artists and their artwork in a "natural environment" for the art event.

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Artists open their doors for 2010 Lawrence ArtWalk

More than 50 area artists will open up their doors to residents this weekend as part of the 16th annual Lawrence ArtWalk. Instead of viewing work in galleries and shows, the public will have the chance to visit the homes and studios of local artists, where the creative process actually takes place.

Lawrence gears up for Make a Difference Day

Fourteen agencies around Lawrence will be opening their doors this Saturday to welcome volunteers. Members of the community will be working together as part of the largest fall volunteer event — Make a Difference Day.

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A drive in the country: The sixth annual Kaw Valley Farm Tour

The Kaw Valley Farm Tour revs up for its sixth year with 21 farms open to visit Saturday and Sunday.

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Bottlecap business to make arts festival debut

In about a week, South Park will transform into a maze of colorful tents filled with everything from jewelry to abstract paintings.

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Downtown pep rally to celebrate start of KU football season

Downtown Lawrence will be filled with a sea of crimson and blue Thursday night as Jayhawk football fans take over Massachusetts Street.

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First ‘Final Friday’ attracts artsy crowd

Residents strolling in downtown Lawrence on Friday night finally had something new to look at. The night marked the kick-off to Lawrence’s first Final Fridays Gallery Walk, a monthly arts extravaganza set to take place the last Friday of every month.

Budding journalists enjoy perks of Kansan experience

Newspaper staff gains confidence, knowledge through work on KU’s student-run publication

With 150 or more members, the University Daily Kansan is one of the largest student organizations on the Kansas University campus. From online multimedia to television broadcast, the Kansan is more than just a newspaper.